Publication information

Commercial and Financial Chronicle
Source type: newspaper
Document type: editorial column
Document title: “The Financial Situation”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: New York, New York
Date of publication: 7 September 1901
Volume number: 73
Issue number: 1889
Pagination: 466-69 (excerpt below includes only page 466)

“The Financial Situation.” Commercial and Financial Chronicle 7 Sept. 1901 v73n1889: pp. 466-69.
McKinley assassination (impact on economy).
Named persons
William McKinley.

The Financial Situation

     The attempt made yesterday afternoon at the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo on the life of President McKinley is one of those startling events which can not be intelligently discussed until the situation arising out of it becomes more clearly defined. It was after business hours when the attack was made, so the news did not come in time to affect any of the markets. That large possibilities would be involved in a fatal termination of the injuries it were idle to attempt to deny. But nothing is to be gained by enlarging on that point. As we write, the news is hopeful, the bullets having been extracted, and the chances of recovery being considered good.